Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities
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Transit Oriented Development and Sustainable Cities

Economics, Community and Methods

Edited by Richard D. Knowles and Fiona Ferbrache

This book provides new dimensions and a contemporary focus on sustainable transport, urban regeneration and development in eight countries spanning four continents at different stages of development. It examines the role of transit oriented development (TOD) in improving urban sustainability and providing different transport choices, exploring how these can be implemented in modern cities.
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Chapter 14: Conclusions

Richard D. Knowles and Fiona Ferbrache

Abstract

The concluding chapter synthesizes the book’s new research on transit oriented development (TOD), sustainable transport investment and urban sustainability. It outlines a new agenda for TOD in terms of urban economic sustainability, urban social stability, urban environmental sustainability, urban democracy and political sustainability, and methods to measure TOD and urban sustainability. Based on the preceding empirical research, the chapter emphasizes the importance of a supportive planning and political context for successful TOD.

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